Skills for Work, Skills for Life.

With a large of share of Washington’s manufacturing workforce nearing retirement, great opportunities sit on the horizon for today’s students. How do they explore these careers and get the skills they need?

That’s where Core Plus comes in.

Core Plus is a two-year high school manufacturing curriculum that is backed by industry and prepares students through hands-on learning. The first year provides a foundation in manufacturing. The second includes industry-specific courses, such as in aerospace. The program also prepares students with important real-world skills like team work and responsibility. No matter their pathway, Core Plus students graduate high school ready for a career or college and life.

Core Plus is available in nearly 40 public high schools and skills centers across Washington. More programs are launching every semester.

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Watch to learn more about Core Plus and the real-world skills students learn through hands-on manufacturing classes.